27 | 01 | 2020

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing more than 97 million workers in 130 countries conveys its condolences to the families of the victims of the earthquake and the Turkish people.

Our thoughts are with the people who are still in danger because of the strong aftershocks in the area and the collapsed buildings. We demand the implementation of immediate and adequate measures to ensure that no other lives will be lost.

WFTU follows the developments in the region and we express our moral support and solidarity with the victims and the labor movement of Turkey. We call the government of Turkey to immediately take all necessary relief measures for those affected by the earthquake and take all necessary protection measures for...

Dear comrades,

The Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) expresses its solidarity with the youth of Turkey after the big earthquake on January 24, at the eastern part of your country. First of all, during these hard times, we express our support to the victims of the earthquake and their families.

The young people in both Greece and Turkey should not believe that the death toll paid by our people...

GUE/NGL has decided not to support the joint resolution of the European Parliament on the European Green Deal to be voted in plenary tomorrow as the text lacks the necessary ambition to tackle the climate emergency.

Despite constructive proposals from GUE/NGL, the final text calls for further liberalisation of the energy market putting more families at risk of energy poverty, has an excessive...

Instead of constantly arguing over decimal places, Croatia’s EU presidency must lead the way in providing the “appropriate means to fund the biggest challenges before us since the Industrial Revolution,” says GUE/NGL co-president Martin Schirdewan at today’s Strasbourg plenary.

With the digital revolution taking place at our workplaces and the climate emergency causing greater social upheaval...

The new tragedy near Paxoi island, with dozens of drowned and missing refugees and migrants is a premeditated crime. The imperialist competitions have turned the Mediterranean into a wet tomb.

Imperialist organizations and their governments are the real causes of the shipwreck, the tragedy for the uprooted who had been spared the heat of the wars that US-NATO-EU have unleashed in the region for...

“The whole system of labour law and social protection is being dismantled. The law on labour has already been nicknamed a ‘slavery law’. Massive transition to individual contracts will deprive workers of their rights, and every worker will have to individually bargain over their wages and working conditions … it is incumbent upon the government of Ukraine to withdraw this draft labour law without...

Today, January 9, 2020, the Secretary General of the WFTU, George Mavrikos, following the invitation of the UD CGT 13, participated in the big demonstration in Marseille as part of today’s general strike in France. This demonstration is the largest  one since the beginning of the mobilizations on December 5.

The Secretary General of the WFTU reiterated the internationalist solidarity of the...

On January 30th we will go on a General Strike in South Basque Country, which has been called by the Social Rights Movement of the Basque Country. In this movement we have more than 100 social and union organizations (pensioners, feminists, environmentalists, youth movements, platforms against social exclusion, Social and Solidary Economy Network …).

Through this strike we will give an answer to...

PAME, a member of the WFTU-FSM, expresses its solidarity with the LAB trade union to all workers for the General Strike on January 30

The governments and business groups’ attack on salaries and pensions shows that the common goal of business groups in each country is to abolish whatever rights are left to workers and pensioners, so as the corporation  to maintain their profits.

This attack...

In a press office release on D. Trump's statement, the Press Office of the CC of the KKE mentions the following:

“Trump's statement had elements of a war communique, posing enormous risks for all the peoples of the region.
The demand for NATO's further involvement in the Middle East, along with sanctions on Iran, sharpen the already tense situation, bringing the risk of a generalized outbreak...

Statement of the Press office of the CC of KKE

The EastMed pipeline deal signed between Greece, Cyprus and Israel "only brings new dangers for the people" points out the statement of the Press office of the CC of KKE.

The KKE highlights the fact that the agreement over the gas pipeline, which was signed in Athens by Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Cyprus'

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